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Great Basin Inn

701 E. Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301
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Great Basin Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 Ely B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Small motel that could use some renovation/maintenance. The room would have been more comfortable with one bed instead of two queen size - then there would have been room to walk easily, room to move the chair to view the TV, and open the closet. The bathroom was pretty cool - looked like original tile although, unfortunately, some were covered... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

This is a very basic, old, and plain motel, which could use some maintenance here and there. The bed was pretty decent, we had a good rest. The front desk staff were friendly. This was not our first choice in Ely, but it was a busy weekend and lots of places were full. Turned out alright.

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed on Monday, September 9, 2013 and paid less than $50. When I opened the door the smell of urine was extremely strong. It dissipated after running the air while I went out to eat. Bathroom looked to be remodeled but the bedroom was outdated, worn, and the TV was a boat anchor. Channels were limited and I could not... More

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Jerome, Idaho
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Beds were comfortable. The room was a little small and the air conditioner cycled on and off, but we just needed a place to stay for one night and it fit the bill. A mom-and-pop place that had the necessities, although advertised wifi was not available. A male family member (Asian, impossible to tell age, but female manager called him... More

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Salt Lake City
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We decided to stay over in Ely for one night. Checked into this hotel - looked like typical Mom & Pop business. Checked in the room after fighting to get key to open door. It looked clean at a first glance. I asked for extra pillows and the owner 'gave' me her own pillows. I put it on the bed... More

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Dewey, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Cheap, quiet, and clean with comfortable bed. The property itself is pretty run down and in dire need of some TLC. Passable for a one night stand but not as an end destination. Plenty of motels/hotels in the area to choose from but didn't price other properties.

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Boise, Idaho
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

It's not the prettiest motel on the main drag through Ely but it is clean and quiet and it had a very comfortable bed. I did not get the low price mentioned in other people's reviews here even though I stayed one night in mid week.

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Ely, Nevada, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Old? Yes. Cheap? Yes. Quiet? You bet. I am working in Ely and when I first got there back in November, I stayed at the motel 6. That place was overpriced and small. The Great Basin Inn has huge rooms, microwaves and turnover service every single day! I haven't tried the other motels and I won't because this place is... More

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College Station, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

I passed up the recommended historic hotel because it was clearly a place more for gambling, drinking, and all-night biker parties than a good night's sleep. Though on the main highway, this place was far enough back to offer peace and quiet, plus the room was only $36. It turned out to be a big, well renovated space with microwave,... More

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2010

The owner of the motel is a descendant of Korean royal family and she is very educated and nice to talk to. The motel itself is nothing very special, but it's clean, comfortable, very well located and is definitely the best deal you can get in Ely and hear Great Basin national park. I wouldn't hesitate recommending it to my... More

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Address: 701 E. Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301
Location: United States > Nevada > Ely
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Ely

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